The steel cutting ceremony marking the commencement of work on new Norwegian purse seiner/seine netter Vikanøy has taken place at the Özata Shipyard in Turkey, with the first steel cut…
Plans for new fishing vessels for Norwegian owners have been announced at this week’s Lofotfishing exhibition in Svolvær, with orders placed for several new coastal fishing vessels. Stadyard will be…
Norway’s Directorate of Fisheries is urge seine netter skippers to take care after a number of incidents in which heavy catches have burst fishing gear, both this year and in previous years.
Naust Marine has delivered the first of a set of winches and control systems for Dutch seine netter/twin-riggers under construction at the Nodosa shipyard in Spain.
Designed by Macduff Ship Design and built by Macduff Shipyards, Bruce Buchan’s new 24 metre LOA, 7.50 metre breadth seine netter has already started fishing from its home port of Fraserburgh following successful sea trials.
The Tranquility Fishing Company has taken delivery of a new 27.55 metre by 8 metre beam seine netter built at the Vestværft yard in Denmark. Tranquillity LK-63 is the company’s first newbuilding, and follows the older boat the seven co-owners started out with in 2008, and its 2010 replacement.
The Vard Aukra shipyard in western Norway has finalised an agreement to build a new fishing vessel for Fosnavåg company Remøybuen, with a delivery date in the second quarter of 2019.
A relaxation of the regulations concerning fishing methods, giving operators a freer choice of gear types, has made it possible for Norwegian owners Atlantic Longline to order a new vessel capable of alternating longlining and seine netting. This will be one of the most sophisticated vessels of its kind when delivered in late 2019.
It’s more than fifteen years since a new seine netter joined the Icelandic fleet, and the new Hafborg, delivered by the Hvide Sande Shipyard in Denmark, is now on its way home to Iceland.
After a break from building fishing vessels, the Sletta Verft yard at Mjosundet in northern Norway has delivered a new 15 metre seine netter for an owner in the Lofoten Islands.